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Event: Auction Benefit 40th Anniversary Benefit & Auction


November 16, 2023


5:30–8:30 pm


UIC Great Space


412 S. Peoria Street
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Join UIC’s College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts for a celebration of 40 years of Gallery 400. Proceeds benefit the Gallery’s VOICES Lecture Series and the School of Art & Art History students.

The evening includes an auction of works by previous Gallery 400 artists and UIC MFA alumni, musical performances by UIC MFA alumni, and a curated food and drink experience.

Register for tickets here.

Auction Artists:
Estate of Mark Aguhar Alberto Aguilar, Carla Arocha and Stéphane Schraenen, Melina Ausikaitis, Daniel Baird, Gary Cannone, Antonia Contro, Dan Devening, Terry Evans, Edie Fake, Maria Gaspar, Adela Goldbard, Carrie Gundersdorf, Irena Haiduk, Brian Kapernekas, Byron Kim, Jessica Labatte, David Leggett, Cydney Lewis, Liz McCarthy, Christopher Meerdo, John Neff, zakkiyyah najeebah dumas-o’neal, Huong Ngô, Sherwin Ovid, Roni Packer, Scott Reeder, Karen Reimer, Melanie Schiff, Daniel Shea, Cauleen Smith, Shinique Smith, Edra Soto, Selina Trepp, Scott Wolniak

Preview artworks and start bidding here.

Tony Tasset and Jennifer Reeder

College Dean Rebecca Rugg; School of Art & Art History Director Ömür Harmanşah; Gallery 400 Director Lorelei Stewart

Musical performances:
Sara Condo, DJ Dreea, Aitis Band, Spectralina

5:30-8:30 p.m.
Auction Preview & Benefit Party
Ticket $300

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Auction & Benefit Party
Ticket $150

Artist/Student Ticket available $75

Register for tickets here.

Benefit Committee:
Emanuel Aguilar, Jennifer Armetta, Antonia Contro, Dan Devening, Danny Dunson, Anthony Elms, Julia Fish, Maureen Hales, Ömür Harmanşah, Hannah Higgins, Rhona Hoffman, Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, Jonathan Kinkley, Judith Russi Kirshner, Marcia Lausen, Lisa Yun Lee, Kirsten Leenaars, Faheem Majeed, Denny Mwaura, Dan Peterman, Jennifer Reeder, Rebecca Rugg, Lorelei Stewart, Tony Tasset, Selina Trepp

Special thanks to Marz Community and Sprits Co. for their support.

Parking details:

UIC Parking: 

  • Harrison Street Parking Structure, 1100 W Harrison Street, near intersection of W Harrison and S Racine, 9 minute walk to Gallery 400 (5 blocks)

Non-UIC Parking Lots:

  • 1035 W. Van Buren St. Garage – ParkChirp, 1035 W Van Buren St, Chicago, IL, intersection of W Van Buren and S Aberdeen, 5 minute walk to Gallery 400 (2 blocks)
  • SP+ Parking, 233 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661, intersection of S Halsted and W Jackson, 6 minute walk to Gallery 400 (3 blocks)
  • 134 S Sangamon St Parking, 134 S Sangamon St, Chicago, IL 60603, intersection of S Sangamon and W Adams, 7 minute walk to Gallery 400 (3 blocks)